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Ready for Flight

After finishing off a mid-day snack of rodent this hawk was getting ready for take-off. I was standing in the field when the hawk had arrived, feasted on a rodent, and now it was ready to leave.

TAGS: Flight, Hawk, Pennsylvania, Predator, Wildlife

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Phoenix, Oregon, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Colleen Thompson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 11
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 2, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Focal Length: 231mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO640
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